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Boat Maintenance Tips

Blog articles on looking after and improving your dinghy, keelboat, or SUP, including articles showing how to repair or fix issues.

RS800 Ropes by Rooster

By Rooster Sailing 2nd October 2020

Name Length Diameter Type Jib sheet strop 3.4m 4mm Rooster Spectwelve (grey) Jib sheet 4.5m 6mm Rooster AllSpec Pro™ Spinnaker Sheet 12.7m 6mm Rooster AllSpec Pro™ Standard mainsheet 7.25m 9mm Rooster Polilite® 5:1 Mainsheet 10m 9mm Rooster Polilite® New rear sheeting mainsheet 12m 9mm Rooster Polilite® Mainsheet strops 2.5m 4mm Rooster Spectwelve™ Boom strops (main) 0.7m 4mm Rooster Spectwelve™ Boom strops (kicker) 0.9m 4mm Rooster Spectwelve™ Continuous kicker 13.5m 4mm Rooster EasySplice Continuos Control Line Cunningham 13.5m 4mm Rooster EasySplice Continuos Control Line Cunningham tail 1m 4mm Rooster Spectwelve™ Tramp ties 3.6m 4mm Rooster Polyloc™ Toe Strap Ties 0.8m 5mm...

The Laser Boom - Bolt it up! (From the Rooster Archives)

If you have just acquired an old Laser/ILCA dinghy, this was the method of attaching the aft mainsheet block to...

By Mark Harper 2nd October 2020

Laser/ILCA Spars Rivets List

The ultimate riveting guide for your Laser® /ILCA spars! Upper Mast Section  Upper Mast Base Plug 2 x 4.8mm (3/16") x...

By Rooster Sailing 2nd October 2020

How to Repair a Laser®/ILCA Daggerboard

We had a visit from David Summerville of Phoenix Marine at the Rooster Head Office to demonstrate how he repairs...

By Steve Cockerill 30th September 2020